Kate Douglas packages marijuana-infused edibles at Wana Brands in Boulder, CO. Image: Paul Aiken, Daily Camera

Preliminary data released from Boulder data analysis firm BDS Analytics has confirmed what tax revenues have already shown: Coloradans love legal pot.

All told, dispensary sales in the state were $290 million for the quarter, a 53 percent increase over last year's $190 million quarterly sales.

Year to date, dispensary sales are about $740 million. "Marijuana is going to be a $1 billion business in Colorado this year, or very damn close," said Roy Bingham, founder and CEO of BDS."It's the fastest growing industry in America, I would say."

A full consumer report, the first of its kind, is due out near the end of the year.

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Shay Castle ~ DailyCamera.com ~

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